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Assault in St. Paul: How Does It Work?

Even if you’ve never been mixed up with the law before, chances are you’ve heard the term assault before. For most people, though, it isn’t exactly clear what constitutes assault. It’s why a lot of people are surprised when they hear someone’s been charged with this particular offense. So what is assault? Assault in St…. Read more »

Can I Legally Refuse to Take a Sobriety Test in Minnesota?

If you are pulled over as a suspect for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you may be asked to do a series of tests, otherwise known as field sobriety tests. These tests are used to determine if you are truly intoxicated. They test your physical and cognitive function. Though most people think about walking in a… Read more »

Who Is Responsible for a Car Accident During Road Construction?

Driving in an area where roads are either under construction or being repaired can be challenging, and can be more dangerous than driving in an area without construction. Often, drivers must follow signs for a detour or drive within a section marked by cones or other traffic management devices. Sometimes, the detour area might be… Read more »

Minnesota Robbery Defense Attorneys

In Saint Paul, Minnesota, robbery is considered a very serious crime. The potential penalties, such as time in prison and large fines, are harsh. This makes it critical to seek the best defense if you or a loved one has been accused. Fortunately, you can have a local St. Paul defense attorney in your corner. Even… Read more »

Can I Enter Canada after a Minnesota DWI Conviction?

Ontario and Manitoba are just a few hours away from the Twin Cities. So it’s no surprise that Minneapolis and St. Paul residents often plan a short trip across the Canadian border. Many who have been charged with DWI are shocked when they are turned away at the border. If you also have a DWI record, keep… Read more »

What Does It Mean To Say Your Car Is Totaled?

If you’ve been in a car accident, your insurance company may declare the car a total loss. What does it mean to say your car is totaled? It can mean several things. First, when you’re in an accident, an insurance company looks at how much it would cost to repair the car. If it would… Read more »

Why Do I Need A St. Paul Criminal Defense Lawyer?

If you are charged with a crime in St. Paul, MN you may be asking yourself if you need a criminal defense lawyer. In reality most people risking jail or prison sentences need to be represented. Here are some reasons you need a good St. Paul criminal defense lawyer if you have been charged with… Read more »

Will A DWI Affect My Ability To Drive A Boat, Snowmobile, or ATV?

When it comes to driving while under the influence, the laws have recently changed. Starting August first of last year, Minnesota made a new law that was named after little Alan, a young boy who died because someone was driving their snowmobile under the influence of alcohol. Then, the truth came out. The driver couldn’t drive… Read more »

Fentanyl Charges & Drug Crime Defense Minnesota

According to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) synthetic opioid deaths increased by 74 percent from 2016 to 2017. This is largely related to a surge in fentanyl use, as 91% of all fatalities involved fentanyl. If fentanyl use is up, so are arrests for it. If you or a loved one has been charged, here are a… Read more »